Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Cleve West’s Best in Show

[singlepic id=122 w=500 h= float=] Conversations around the post press day pub tables buzzed last night with bets on who…

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – Diarmuid Gavin’s Magical Pyramid

I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The…

Fashionable Garden Ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

Fashionable Garden Ideas from the Chelsea Flower Show

My days here at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show so full….yesterday I spent the morning in a garden identifying (as…

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

Chelsea Flower Show hotter than Cold Play?

I read this morning that Chelsea Flower Show tickets are selling on Ebay for over 300 GBP (that is on…

Weekend Things

Weekend Things

This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and…

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Moon Gardens – Ginkaku Style

Tomorrow night’s full moon is rumored to be a Super Moon. (great article about this here) Which, got me all…

Travelling: Celebritrees & Remarkable trees

Travelling: Celebritrees & Remarkable trees

I am putting the final touches on plans for my next travel adventure.  While this trip will be largely work…

Ennis House by Frank Lloyd Wright – Would You Buy It?

Ennis House by Frank Lloyd Wright – Would You Buy It?

I’m taking all sorts of inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wrights ‘Ennis House’ that resides in the Santa Monica mountains but…

Pop-Up Hayseed

Pop-Up Hayseed

I am pleased to see the that the ‘pop-up store’ trend has trickled down the the garden community.  It makes…

Garden For Sale

Garden For Sale

The idea of moving on from a garden is one of those things that I would rather chose to not…

Crayon Garden Sculpture, Lubbock, Texas

Crayon Garden Sculpture, Lubbock, Texas

While I find this to be stunningly beautiful as a piece of art, I can’t help but wonder about the…

Little Farmer Easter Baskets

Little Farmer Easter Baskets

I was delighted to see this DIY for Little Farmer Easter baskets this morning over on Design Mom.   Coming out…

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Nasturtiums

I am flat out with getting Issue #2 of Leaf Magazine out the door.  We are hoping to have it…

Kiss the Earth: Holi

Kiss the Earth: Holi

We have finally made it. We have endured the grey skies of Winter and are stepping into this miraculous time…

New Puppy: Welcome Earvin Zippance (Zippy) Greayer

New Puppy: Welcome Earvin Zippance (Zippy) Greayer

Hi – just popping into let you know that I have a new arrival.   As with all new babies,…

The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab @RISD

Few designers and artists would deny that much of their inspiration comes from studying the natural world.  It doesn’t matter what…

The Smog Shoppe & Making a Great Indoor-Outdoor Party Place

The Smog Shoppe & Making a Great Indoor-Outdoor Party Place

I am, with great envy, eyeing the Smog Shoppe in LA.  I so wish that Boston had a similarly hip…

A New Zealand Summer

A New Zealand Summer

If I were without a job, a bit younger, not married with a house and two kids, a cat and…

Kiss the Earth: Mardi Gras & Gluttony Tuesday

Kiss the Earth: Mardi Gras & Gluttony Tuesday

One of the greatest parties in the world takes place right here in the US in February.  This being the…

Sneak a Peek at Leaf Magazine’s Spring Covers!

Sneak a Peek at Leaf Magazine’s Spring Covers!

Do you know how hard it is to be working on something so exciting — but not be able to…

Kiss the Earth: Imbolc, Feast of St. Brigid, Candlemas – Oh, & Groundhog Day Too

Kiss the Earth: Imbolc, Feast of St. Brigid, Candlemas – Oh, & Groundhog Day Too

I love it when many different rituals converge on one celebratory day.  Suddenly the original cloth becomes beautifully clear, and…

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